The Big Sad

The Big Sad
Company
The Fox Den Collective
Creators
Jessy Ardern & Carmen Osahor
Runtime
50 minutes

Alex is six when Grandma passes away. Shortly afterwards The Big Sad -- a leaky green monster -- shows up and starts wreaking havoc! Alex tries to hide The Big Sad, trap it in the closet, even trick it into being happy! But no matter what happens, it keeps coming back...

Help Alex learn how to look after their Big Sad in this fun and interactive show!

Suitable for ages 4-8


Credits

Stage Manager
Elisabeth Bragale
Cast
Jessy Ardern
Ted Hambly
Carmen Osahor

Performances

  Date Time
7th July 4:00pm Tickets
9th July 1:45pm Tickets
10th July 3:45pm Tickets
12th July 3:00pm Relaxed Performance Tickets
13th July 12:30pm Relaxed Performance Tickets
15th July 11:00am Tickets
17th July 12:30pm Tickets

Venue

KIDSFEST : St. Vladimir Theatre

620 Spadina Ave
Toronto
Ontario
M5S 2H4

Access

Level of Physical Access
Accessible

Covid-19 policy

Self-screening form
No
Masks
Yes
Proof of vaccination
No

Facilities

Air Conditioned
Yes
Washrooms
Yes
Outdoors
No

Accessibility information

Relaxed Performances will be offered on: Tuesday July 12 and Wednesday July 13.


More about the company

The Fox Den Collective is an all-female indie theatre company that strives to create highly interactive and site-specific work.


Land acknowledgement

The Fox Den Collective was formed on Treaty 6 territory, and we are grateful to be able to continue our work here in Treaty 13 territory. We strive to uphold the Dish With One Spoon Treaty in the spirit of peace, friendship, and respect. As we work to improve our relationship to the land, we are proud to maintain a carbon-neutral process.


Content advice

Suitable for all agesAudience participation

Audience participation details

Audiences will be asked to advise the characters on how to act in certain situations. We depend on you to give us your best advice, but we won't make you come up onstage -- promise! Audience members may also be asked to add to our soundscape or join with physical actions from their seats.

Sensory description

The Big Sad uses a lot of dialogue, both pre-recorded and live. The show may be enjoyed by those who are vision impaired.


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